Ah Batman. Touted as the “plausible superhero”. I mean, with the right training and gadgets and backstory and billions of dollars, you could be Batman, right? But what if… what if not even Bruce Wayne could be Batman?
Even though superheroes are incredibly popular today, the original comics were released a long time ago. The stories have changed a lot over the years, and some really strange things happened to your favorite characters that you've probably never even heard about. Some comics really pushed the limit by introducing some insane and even absurd things in the stories, so here are 5 of the most bizarre
Originally, superheroes would appear in comics doing supernatural things and this was considered thrilling enough. Nowadays superheroes spend most of their time dealing with “issues” and being edgy. Between these two trends was a very dark time… when superheroes did everything we do… but SUPER.
Everyone loves an origin story, or at least Hollywood believes they do or they wouldn’t keep rebooting franchises every decade. But many of these stories feature characters that do more in death than they ever do in life…
Bane. Awesome name, kinda not as awesome a villain. Sure he’s got muscles and some pretty good brains to boot, but was he ever really that great an adversary for the caped crusader? Take a look at the facts before you decide…
You can only tell the same story so many times before it gets boring, even if that story is about an orphaned billionaire/last alien of its kind/radioactive arachnid enthusiast. That’s when comic writers turn to alternate universes to get creative and – frankly – quite weird.
Come with us on a journey back in time to discover how a crudely drawn poop joke morphs into a phenomenon that simply won’t die.